Romney Campaign Slams Buzzfeed Over Unsourced Palin Piece

Anonymous Source is a busy person, but not busy enough to provide completely unsourced quotes to Buzzfeed in an attempt to pit Sarah Palin against Paul Ryan in the wake of the VP announcement.

But aides were quick Saturday to reject the early analysis that choosing Ryan represents a “Sarah Palin pick” for Romney — a high-risk move intended to turn around a flailing campaign by elevating a polarizing politician. “I don’t think that’s a fair comparison,” said one adviser. “Paul Ryan has been a leader on these issues for years. He’s not an unknown quantity. He may bring the same excitement to conservatives… But this wasn’t a base move.”

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